Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)

MLF Label: 1.4.4 Quality Control System (Released)
DCT Type: ED DCT
Specialty: Airworthiness
Peer Group: H - Part 145 Outside US with a MIP
DCT Revision: 12.0 on 01/19/2017 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): To provide quality control of maintenance or alterations performed.

Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine if the CH will be able to; (1) Comply with regulations; (2) Provide quality control of maintenance or alterations performed.


Questions Answers References
1.4.4 Quality Control System
1. Is the individual with responsibility clearly identifiable and required to have the knowledge and qualifications necessary to plan, organize, direct and control activities for this element?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Management Responsibility, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121") OR (FAR PART = "135") OR (FAR PART = "145") , Rev.  5.0  07/13/2016, QID: 00010624, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
2. Is the individual with authority clearly identifiable, and required to have the knowledge and qualifications necessary to direct, control, or change procedures, and make key decisions, such as safety risk acceptance, associated with this element?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Management Authority, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121") OR (FAR PART = "135") OR (FAR PART = "145") , Rev.  5.0  07/13/2016, QID: 00010630, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
3. Are there process measurements that provide for the continuous monitoring and measuring of safety performance related to this element, to identify deficiencies or hazards?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Process Measurement, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121") OR (FAR PART = "135") OR (FAR PART = "145") , Rev.  5.0  07/13/2016, QID: 00010622, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
4. Do procedures require personnel to follow the Quality Control Manual?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001333, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
145.211(b)
5. Do procedures include instructions for revising the Quality Control Manual and notifying the CHDO of the revisions, including how often the CHDO will be notified of revisions?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001334, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9; 145.211(c)
6. Does the Quality Control Manual include applicable references to current manufacturer's inspection standards and data?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  2.0  03/29/2014, QID: 00001335, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
145.109(d); 145.211(c)
7. Do the procedures require the Repair Station to inspect each article it maintains per its quality control system or the air carrier's CAMP program per 145.213?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  2.0  03/28/2014, QID: 00001336, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
145.213
8. Do the procedures require work by contracted people who are not certificated under 14 CFR Part 145 to follow a quality control system equivalent to that of the Repair Station?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( OTHER CERTIFICATES OR APPROVALS = "CONTRACTS MAINTENANCE TO NONCERTIFICATED CONTRACTOR" ) , Rev.  2.0  03/17/2015, QID: 00001337, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 9 Sec 11; AC-145-9; 145.201(a)
9. Do quality control procedures require taking corrective action on deficiencies and acting to prevent recurrences?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001338, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9; 145.211(c)
10. Do the quality control procedures require that preliminary inspections of all articles maintained or altered check for:
      #1 Proper documentation, identification, and traceability;
      #2 Shipping damage and contamination;
      #3 State of preservation and life limits;
      #4 AD and Service Bulletins;
      #5 Functional test or tear down inspections;
      #6 FAA approval of new articles; and
      #7 Determination of which repairs are necessary?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  2.0  03/29/2014, QID: 00001339, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 11 Sec 4; AC-145-9; 145.211(c)
11. Does the Quality Control Manual require a final inspection that ensures the following was accomplished (including documentation):
      #1 Inspection;
      #2 Testing; and
      #3 Calibration of articles (if required)?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  2.0  03/29/2014, QID: 00001347, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 11 Sec 4; AC-145-9; 145.211(c)
12. Does the Quality Control Manual specify who (by title) performs preliminary inspections?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001352, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
13. Does the Quality Control Manual specify when and how preliminary inspections are performed?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001353, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9; 145.211(c)
14. Does the Quality Control Manual describe how discrepancies are recorded if found during preliminary inspections?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001354, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
15. Does the Quality Control Manual specify how corrective action is taken for discrepancies found during preliminary inspections?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001355, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
16. Do the quality control procedures require retention of preliminary inspections as part of the work order file (work package)?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001356, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
17. Does the Quality Control Manual specify procedures for maintaining traceability of LLPs?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( OTHER CERTIFICATES OR APPROVALS = "LIFE LIMITED PARTS" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001357, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
18. Does the Quality Control Manual specify procedures for maintaining time since overhaul of articles?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( OTHER CERTIFICATES OR APPROVALS = "OVERHAUL OF PARTS" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001358, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
19. Do the quality control procedures require that records be kept with parts?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001359, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
20. Does the Quality Control Manual include procedures for detecting and reporting suspected unapproved parts?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001360, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
21. Do the quality control procedures require incoming inspections of raw materials to ensure acceptable quality?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001362, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9; 145.211(c)
22. Does the Quality Control Manual specify who (by title) performs incoming inspections?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001363, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
23. Does the Quality Control Manual specify how incoming inspections are performed?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  3.0  01/19/2017, QID: 00001364, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9; 145.211(c)
24. Does the Quality Control Manual specify which technical data is required to perform incoming inspections?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001365, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
25. Does the Quality Control Manual specify procedures to control items with shelf life limitations?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001366, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
26. Do the procedures describe actions taken if materials:
      #1 Meet specification; and
      #2 Do not meet specification?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001367, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
27. Does the Quality Control Manual specify the procedures used for testing materials that require special testing?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001371, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
28. Does the Quality Control Manual specify the disposition of incoming inspection records?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001372, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
29. Does the Quality Control Manual specify how traceability of materials received in lots, such as weld wire and coating powders, is ensured?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001373, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
30. Does the Quality Control Manual include procedures for:
      #1 Reporting malfunctions, defects or serious failures;
      #2 Ensuring continuity of inspection responsibility;
      #3 Segregating repairable from non-repairable articles; and
      #4 Tagging or identifying articles, including repairable and non-repairable articles?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  2.0  03/29/2014, QID: 00001374, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
145.221
31. Does the Quality Control Manual specify who (by title) performs the receiving inspection?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001379, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
32. Does the Quality Control Manual specify how the receiving inspection is performed?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001380, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
33. Does the Quality Control Manual specify who (by title) issues:
      #1 Stamps;
      #2 Badges; or
      #3 Authorizations?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001381, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
34. Does the Quality Control Manual include procedures to trace (to the individual) work sign-off authorizations?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001385, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
35. Do the quality control procedures require that stamps (if used) be checked for legibility?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001386, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
36. Do the quality control procedures require that stamps, badges, or authorizations be returned to or revoked by the responsible manager after termination or reassignment of an employee?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001387, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
37. Does the Quality Control Manual include security procedures for the work sign-off system used (stamps or electronic)?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  2.0  10/27/2015, QID: 00001388, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
38. Does the Quality Control Manual describe the system for inspecting all articles involved in accidents for hidden damage, including:
      #1 Who (by title) performs the inspections;
      #2 How inspections are recorded;
      #3 Where defects are recorded;
      #4 How inspections of adjacent areas around the obvious damage are executed;
      #5 Who communicates with the customer; and
      #6 What methods are used for making sure the record of this inspection is made part of the work order file?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001389, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
39. Does the Quality Control Manual specify, for in-process inspections:
      #1 Who (by title) performs the inspections;
      #2 How the inspection and defects or discrepancies (if found) are recorded;
      #3 How steps performed out of sequence are authorized and recorded;
      #4 How rework is performed if the in-process inspection is not satisfactory;
      #5 What methods are used for recording inspections in the work order file;
      #6 Who determines when they are performed, and how that person makes that determination; and
      #7 How articles are inspected and documentation is reviewed for maintenance performed by contracted facilities?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  2.0  03/29/2014, QID: 00001396, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
40. Does the Quality Control Manual specify, for final inspections:
      #1 Who (by title) performs inspections;
      #2 How inspections are performed and recorded; and
      #3 How rework is performed if the final inspection is not satisfactory?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001404, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
41. Do the quality control procedures require qualified and certificated inspectors to understand, read, and write English?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001408, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
42. Do the quality control procedures require final inspectors to be authorized on the roster of inspection personnel?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001409, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
43. Do the quality control procedures require final inspectors to be familiar with the regulations and inspection techniques, and to have access to all applicable technical data, including:
      #1 How all other maintenance, inspection forms, electronic media, and records are checked for completion before final airworthiness determinations are made;
      #2 How parts are identified once final inspections are completed;
      #3 When final inspections result in accepting parts and when they result in rejecting parts; and
      #4 How to use inspection cards or forms, checklists, etc., to record inspections and correct any discrepancies if 100-hour or annual inspections are performed?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001410, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
44. Do the quality control procedures require that inoperative equipment be deferred if the Operator has an FAA-approved MEL?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001415, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
45. Do the procedures require that personnel inspecting articles and approving them for return to service after major repairs or alterations be trained, qualified, and authorized?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001416, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
46. Do the quality control procedures require that approval for return to service forms meet the requirements of 43.9 and 43.11?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001417, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9; 43.11; 43.9
47. Does the Quality Control Manual specify who (by title) is authorized to complete approval for return to service forms and how that person is authorized?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001418, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
48. Do the quality control procedures require a qualified and authorized person to assume the responsibilities of approval for return to service if the person who normally performs it is not available?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001419, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
49. Do the quality control procedures require the maintenance release document to include or reference a list of approved parts?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001420, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
50. Do the procedures ensure that only those articles for which the Repair Station is rated are approved for return to service?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001421, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
51. Does the Quality Control Manual specify how repairs or alterations are determined to be major or minor?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001422, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
52. Does the Quality Control Manual specify how major and minor repairs and alterations are recorded?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001423, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
53. Do the procedures specify who (by title) is authorized to complete FAA Form 337 and how that person is authorized?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( RECORDS = "FORM 337" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001424, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
54. Does the Quality Control Manual include procedures to ensure the inspectors' responsibilities are properly performed if they cannot complete the task?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  2.0  03/17/2015, QID: 00001425, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 9 Sec 11; AC-145-9
55. Does the Quality Control Manual include procedures to ensure continuing responsibility for maintenance in progress with:
      #1 Status books;
      #2 Shift change logs; or
      #3 Similar documents?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  2.0  03/17/2015, QID: 00001426, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 9 Sec 11; AC-145-9
56. Do the Quality Control Manual procedures for completing forms instruct the user to enter the following for blocks that are not used:
      #1 N/A (not applicable) or N/R (not required);
      #2 Their initials; and
      #3 The current date?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  2.0  03/29/2014, QID: 00001430, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
57. Does the Quality Control Manual require documentation (e.g., form, router, task card, etc.) for all maintenance processes?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  3.0  03/17/2015, QID: 00001434, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 9 Sec 11; 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 9 Sec 12
58. Does the Quality Control Manual explain how form revisions are accepted and approved before release?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  3.0  03/17/2015, QID: 00001435, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 9 Sec 11; 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 9 Sec 12; AC-145-9
59. Does the Quality Control Manual describe how a form is introduced (at what point during the maintenance process), and when it should be completed?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  2.0  03/29/2014, QID: 00001436, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
60. Does the Quality Control Manual explain which detailed forms and checklists should be used when performing inspections, such as:
      #1 Annual;
      #2 100-hour;
      #3 Progressive;
      #4 Other approved inspection programs; or
      #5 Engine overhaul inspection sheets?



NOTE: These forms do not need to be included in the manual. These forms should be referenced in the manual, and instructions for completing these forms (if required) may be in a separate document.


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  2.0  03/29/2014, QID: 00001437, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
61. Do procedures exist in enough detail to meet the regulatory and guidance requirements for this element to produce the intended results?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121") OR (FAR PART = "135") OR (FAR PART = "145") , Rev.  5.0  07/13/2016, QID: 00010595, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
62. Do controls exist to ensure processes associated with this element achieve the intended results?



NOTE: Controls associated with this element may include, but are not limited to, hardware, software, special procedures or procedural steps, checklists, or supervisory practices.


Safety Attribute: Controls, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145") OR (FAR PART = "121") OR (FAR PART = "135") , Rev.  4.0  07/13/2016, QID: 00010681, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
63. Does the certificate holder have a method to evaluate the impact of changes on related processes (interfaces) for this element?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Interfaces, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121") OR (FAR PART = "135") OR (FAR PART = "145") , Rev.  5.0  07/13/2016, QID: 00010623, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable


Response Details List EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released , 1.0)
1 Unclear procedure(s)
2 Conflicting procedure(s)
3 Used workaround(s)
4 Skipped process step(s)
5 Personnel failed to follow process (procedures, guidance, etc)
6 Procedures/guidance not available
7 Procedures/guidance not current
8 Inconsistent procedure(s)
9 Undocumented procedure(s)
10 Minor typographical error(s) (i.e. record entries)
11 Information missing
12 Communication failure(s)
13 Personnel failed to perform task
14 Process failed to meet desired outcome
15 Process oversight failure
16 Equipment/tools not available
17 Equipment/tools not adequate
18 Equipment/tools not calibrated
19 Facilities not adequate
20 Other
Response Details List N/A Response Detail (Released , 1.0)
1 Operator not authorized by OpSpecs
2 Equipment not equipped/authorized
3 Not applicable due to exemption, deviation, or exception
4 Not authorized by regulation
5 Not authorized by Order
6 Not authorized by Notice
7 Not authorized/recommended by Advisory Circular
8 Not authorized by Policy Letter, Legal Interpretation, or other guidance
9 Other